1923: THE WAR IS OVER. While Clarissa Dalloway prepares a party in Westminster, Septimus Smith is diagnosed with shell-shock, and their memories and dreams magically intertwine with those of 15 other disparate souls, this hot blue day in June. Conjuring the hopes and regrets of middle and upper-class London, this adaptation of Virginia Woolf's celebrated map of hearts, minds and memories offers a compellingly feminine response to the aftermath of the First World War.
Written and directed by Elton Townend Jones (The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe). Performed by Rebecca Vaughan (Female Gothic, I, Elizabeth, Austen's Women).
British Theatre Guide
"Intelligently adapted, beautifully performed... Dalloway is entrancing."
"Richly re-imagined, exquisitely evocative stage adaptation, portrayed with heart breaking poignancy and passion."
"Wonderful... the standing ovation was deeply deserved."
Edinburgh Southside Advertiser
"Simply a 'go and see' show... a mesmerising performance"
"Remarkably successful and evocative."
"Crackles with warmth and colour... Dyad present a sprawling metropolis of language brought to life through a lively performance."
Theatre Guide London
"Remarkable; an accomplishment... particularly successful."
"A whirlwind performance... terrifically impressive."
Plays to See
"This adaptation will not fail to delight... a magnificent performance... highly recommended."
"This felt like burnished gold, something polished and crafted to near perfection... an outstanding production... tour-de-force character acting, tightly and intelligently directed."
"Perfection... Vaughan is simply sublime in one of the best shows at the Fringe."
Santa Monica Daily Press
"Very accomplished... touches the heart strings."
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